Famous Musicians and Their Jam Sessions – Part 2

Starting part two of our famous musicians and their jam sessions with a drum roll we feature even more classic jam bands and the legendary songs and concerts they performed. Ending our first foray into this theme with Cream, in this blog we venture on tour with The Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers and Phish. The Grateful Dead The original and the best ever Jam Band were without doubt the Grateful Dead. In their day Jerry Garcia was leading the band into a new form of playing live, whilst most rock groups played exactly the same thirty-minute set live, the Dead were rocking audiences with a two-hour set.Their concert tours changed...

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Famous Musicians and Their Jam Sessions – Part 1

Some musicians and bands are world famous for their jam sessions whilst performing live on stage. Legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix was famous for impromptu guitar solos going off the scale, and more recently the Red-Hot Chili Peppers are renowned for breaking into a spontaneous jam session. In the past other great musical luminaries, such as the Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers and Led Zeppelin were well known for performing thirty-minute versions of their classic songs. In this blog we look at some old and new bands that are famous for their live performance and in particular their jam sessions on stage. Pink Floyd It is rather difficult to classify Pink Floyd,...

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